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‘Greek Philosopher’ App: Wisdom from Ancient Greece at Your Fingertips

The "Greek Philosopher" app gathers more than six hundred of the most profound words of wisdom from the major schools of ancient Greece and delivers them straight to you on your cell phone. Based on original sources, this work is...

The Golden Age of Greek Science

Greece had two golden ages. The legacies of Greek golden ages, especially in science, made Western civilization what we know today.

Platonic Love: The Concept of Greek Philosopher Plato

Platonic love is one of the most widely misinterpreted concepts in Plato's philosophy. It has transcended the realm of philosophy, becoming widely used across culture and has strayed from its original meaning throughout the process. Plato believed that love is...

Greek Philosopher Pythagoras and His Famous Theorem

The influence of Pythagoras in mathematics and philosophy remains strong today along with the mysteries surrounding the great Greek philosopher

Was Greek Philosopher Diogenes the Cynic the First Anarchist?

Greek philosopher Diogenes could have been the first anarchist, or the first satirist, or the first naturalist -- depending on the reader's point of view.

The Best Wise and Inspiring Greek Philosopher Quotes

Ancient Greek philosophers from Aristotle to Socrates and Plato to Thales have been extensively quoted over the centuries. These men and the wisdom they share with us resonates even in modern civilization. Quotes of the most famous Greek philosophers Aristotle This quote is from one...

Twitter Town Square: What Elon Musk Could Learn from Aristotle

Elon Musk, the world’s richest man and founder of Tesla and SpaceX, made an offer to buy the social media network Twitter for $44 billion. by Danie du Plessis and Patrick Patrese Jones In a statement, Elon Musk declared: "Free speech...

Theano Philosopher and Wife of Pythagoras

Theano of Crotone, an ancient Greek philosopher and mathematician in her own right, is often referred to as the wife of Pythagoras. Many experts believe Theano, who lived in the 6th century BC, to be the first known woman mathematician,...

The School of Aristotle: One of the First ‘Universities’ in the World

A place of universal historic and cultural interest, the ruins of the School of Aristotle are located just two miles from the contemporary town of Naoussa in the Greek region of Macedonia. Located in the region of Esvoria along the...

Plato’s Republic at a Glance

Western philosophy is a series of footnotes to Plato, the old saying goes. And The Republic (c. 375 BCE), featuring Plato’s teacher, Socrates, in dialogue with several friends, is unquestionably central to Plato’s thought. There are few subjects that Plato’s...